Chandler’s emergency response training offers ways to combat natural, man-made threats

Chandler’s Fire, Health & Medical Department is offering a free training course for West Chandler and other city residents who want to learn how to take care of themselves, their family, neighborhood and the community during an emergency or disaster.

‘Woman of Year’ combines nitty-gritty business savvy with a flair for the arts

By Deborah Hilcove                                                                                                                                            “I love helping other people, helping solve problems,” says Mary Contreras, a longtime Tempe resident and businesswoman, recently named “Woman...

Not Irish, you say? That could change March 17

It's that time of the year once again when everyone, it seems, is Irish.

Message to Tempe’s homeless: You count!

Volunteers canvass for the forgotten

Special-needs teens get a boost to independence

The transition from life as a high school student to adulthood is fraught with challenges. For kids with special needs, the path can be even steeper.

Red light cameras back in Chandler

Photo enforcement cameras are now operational at nine West Chandler and other nearby intersections, with each being monitored at the approaches for north- and southbound traffic.

Why this job is easy to love [Hint: It’s not just the job, it’s...

I’ll have to admit that I was happily surprised at the number of responses we received from our recent tribute to the many talented people I've had the privilege of working with and knowing these past years.

Move to high country becomes Call of the Wild

As summer announced its official arrival with a blistering 111 degrees, I recalled the question that has come up among us this time of year ever since we arrived from the beaches of Southern California almost four decades ago.

What kids gain from coaching paves way to success as adults

If you can work smoothly with teammates on a field or a court, you most likely can do the same in the workforce.

Ancient, modern come together at Chanukah ceremony

Chanukah begins Dec. 6 and for the first time ever, a giant 7-foot menorah will stand at the center of a celebration at the Tempe Public Library.
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